Official Statements

22 July 2019
In response to many inquiries received in recent days, UNRWA wishes to clarify the following: UNRWA strongly supports any measure that allows Palestine Refugees to live in dignity in their host countries pending a just and durable solution to their plight in accordance with...
19 July 2019
Statement by Mr. Jamie McGoldrick (Humanitarian Coordinator), Ms. Gwyn Lewis (Director of West Bank Operations for UNRWA), and Mr. James Heenan (Head of OHCHR in the occupied Palestinian territory). We are following very closely developments in the Sur Bahir area of the...
18 June 2019
There is no doubt that together we have contributed to one of the most remarkable human development processes and significantly advanced several key sustainable development goals for Palestine refugees, notably in education, health and beyond, pending a just and lasting...
23 May 2019
Together we have significantly advanced several key sustainable development goals for Palestine refugees, notably in education, health and beyond, pending a just and lasting solution to their plight.
16 May 2019
Statement by Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria Amanya Michael Ebye On Tuesday night , as families gathered to break their fasts for the Ramadan Iftar meal, several rockets hit the densely populated Neirab camp for Palestine refugees in Aleppo, killing at least ten...